14 Jan

Laboratory Technician Jobs Vacancy in Downer Edi Christchurch

Position
Laboratory Technician
Company
Downer Edi
Location
Christchurch CAN
Opening
14 Jan, 2018 7 days ago

Downer Edi Christchurch urgently required following position for Laboratory Technician. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Laboratory Technician Jobs Vacancy in Downer Edi Christchurch Jobs Details:

Job no: 543653

Work type: Full Time - Fixed Term

Categories: Quality, Sciences

As a market leader in infrastructure and engineering services, Downer understands and recognises the contribution employees make to the success of our business.

At Downer NZ we're inspired by challenge and the chance to create a better future. Our people share a passion for excellence and the desire to inspire others.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen in our civil engineering laboratory team for a focused and determined individual who wishes to develop a career in the 'technical services' sector of the civil construction industry.

Road Science is New Zealand’s leading designer and supplier of bitumen and bitumen based products. We have world class manufacturing plants and storage facilities for bitumen, emulsions and polymer modified binders. Road Science has four IANZ Accredited Civil Engineering Laboratories and a number of project specific mobile laboratories. We also provide expertise in pavement design, technical and consultancy services to our clients.

Based at our IANZ Accredited Christchurch Laboratory and reporting to the Laboratory Manager, this position provides technical support for projects throughout the South Island. The Laboratory is responsible for ensuring all products - such as asphalt, construction aggregates and soils are tested, including on site testing, to the appropriate quality, standards and customer specifications.

About you:
As the successful candidate for this role, ideally you will possess:

A strong zero harm focus

A relevant tertiary qualification

A love of the sciences, preferably with a background in biology or chemistry

Strong numeric, problem solving, scheduling and analytical skills

Laboratory experience, preferably in the civil engineering field, both in laboratory based testing and field work

The ability to work as part of a team and with some leadership experience

Solid computer skills in Word & Excel

The ability to calibrate, maintain and repair laboratory equipment

Excellent communication skills

A current full Class 1 drivers licence

A current class 2 licence would be an advantage

Flexibility to work at nights, during weekends and away from Christchurch

You will also need some flexibility to work at night, away from home and during weekends when the work demands. You will be motivated to take on a number of different tasks for different people and enjoy solving problems and delivering outcomes to customers. The current team enjoy working together and having fun whilst getting the job done.

In return we offer:
This is an opportunity to establish your place in the growth industry of civil engineering. You will join an experienced, enthusiastic team and have ongoing opportunities for growth and development.

To apply, head to www.downercareers.co.nz reference 543653.

As a WorkSAFE environment all successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical.

Please be advised all candidates applying for this vacancy will only be contacted in the New Year!

Advertised: 18 Dec 2017 New Zealand Daylight Time

Applications close: 14 Jan 2018 New Zealand Daylight Time


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